Fiddler on the Roof

Release Date: March 19th, 1996

DVD Release Date: July 1st, 1998

G |3 hr 1 min

Plot Summary

A lavishly produced and critically acclaimed screen adaptation of the international stage sensation tells the life-affirming story of Tevye (Topol), a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the oppression of turn-of-the century czarist Russia.

Cast: Topol , Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon, Paul Mann, Rosalind Harris, Michele Marsh, Neva Small

Director: Norman Jewison

Genres: Musical

Production Co: Mirisch Company, Cartier Productions

Distributors: United Artists

Keywords: Emotional , Heartwarming , Mother , Lighthearted , Deception , Transformation , Marriage , Forbidden love , Daughter , Father ,


Winner Cinematography
Nominated Film Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1972)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Winner Sound
Nominated Directing
Winner Music (Scoring: Adaptation and Original Song Score)
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Soundtrack
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1972)
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Winner Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Art Direction
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1972)